Are Allure Ultra, engineered ash plank and 3/4" ash hardwood considered green?

Asked by monte morton
Harbor City, CA

Our kitchen and laundry room (340 sq. ft.) need new floors. We want to use non toxic products and hope all or one of the following: Allure Ultra; engineered ash; or 3/4" ash or oak hardwood might work. Thank you.


Answered by Erik Henry

Brownsburg, IN

ELH Construction LLC

August 13, 2013

Engineered products are considered to be green. However some of the manufacturing methods may not be. Also it starts with cutting down a tree.

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